By: Jonte Rhodes
The Great White shark more than any other has become a star of film and literature for being the largest species of predatory shark in the world today. Despite this, and the terror that it inspires in many people, relatively little is known about its...
By: Christopher Chatterton
Behavior of the Basking shark:Whilst holidaying along the coast of Cornwall, some years ago now, my family and I decided to go for a stroll along the picturesque cliff tops around Sennen Cove. A little in to our walk I spotted what looked like two...
By: Jonte Rhodes
The bull shark is relatively common and can be found along many tropical and sub tropical coastlines. Unlike most sharks it also enters rivers and lakes, and is therefore also known as the Lake Nicaragua shark and the Zambezi shark. It is also thought to...
By: Perry McCarney
The fish that swim in schools do so primarily for protection. Although in some species, such as salmon, there is a sexual imperative component.Larger marine mammals, particularly cetaceans of the whale, dolphin and porpoise species, swim together in pods because they are social animals...
By: Christopher Chatterton
Behavior habits of the Beluga whale:Physiology, diet and predators:The Beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas), also known as the White Whale is a beautifully pure white-coloured animal, belonging to the Monodontidae family of whales.This rather unique family also comprises the Narwhal or 'tusked whale' (Monodon monoceros)...
By: Christopher Chatterton
Carcharodon carcharias, otherwise known as the Great White', is probably the world's most instantly recognisable shark. However, its fearsome appearance with rows of serrated white teeth and soulless black eyes, have unfairly led to its notoriety as a man-eater.This couldn't be further from the...
By: Danette M. Scott
Would stem cell research be responsible for taking or saving a life? Stem cell research has never taken a life, nor is it expected to in the near future. There is a great deal of misunderstanding, misinformation, and mystery surrounding stem cell research in the...
By: Christopher Chatterton
Ecology of the Beaked Whale: There is no one species in taxonomic classification that is referred to as a 'Beaked Whale'. That is to say that the term Beaked Whale refers to several types of whale that have shared characteristics, including appearance, feeding strategies and...
Are human beings still part of nature?
By: L. Woodrow Ross
Humans have moved in leaps and bounds to improve the quality of life. The means of doing this have often been counterproductive. We work and strive for a better life, when often a simpler life with less material things might be the best direction for...
Are Humans Evolving
By: John Cowley
Although there are no large scale studies to support the idea that the human race is continuing to evolve, there have been scientifically recorded instances of minor changes in anatomy and physiology which could suggest that this is the case. Whether these minor changes are...

 

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